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Village to Support Roycroft and Land Bank Efforts to Acquire Property

Hoping to help prevent further deterioration, the East Aurora Village Board signed an agreement that would allow an entity to purchase two buildings near the Roycroft Campus and then turn them over to the campus

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Highway Department Fixes Toppled Stones in Cemetery
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm

The Town of Aurora Highway Department was in Pioneer Cemetery last week to make some repairs to headstones that had fallen over and continue maintenance on the grounds.

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School Project on Schedule with Start of New Year
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm

The first part of the capital project for East Aurora Union Free School district is progressing with no setbacks at this time.

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Iroquois Continues Debate on Support for Athletic Complex
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm

The Iroquois Central School Board could not reach a consensus on how much to allocate toward the new athletic complex proposal. The board was split 3-3 on the vote and could not break the stalemate as one board member, Dave Lowrey, was absent at a recent meeting.

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Town Costs for Tornado Cleanup in Holland Revealed
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm

In order to prevent Cazenovia Creek from flooding after trees were  knocked over by a tornado in July, the Town of Holland had sections of the creek cleaned. The town recently received the bill of  $27,000.

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All Kids, Young and Old, Invited to Outdoor Learning Celebration
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm

Each year on the fourth Saturday of September, the country-wide celebration occurs to invite kids of all ages to learn more about the outdoors at National Hunting and Fishing Day.

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Associations Help Out Holland Club
Updated: September 20, 2017 - 10:01 am

Opening Day in the Holland Central School District is always a day filled with a wealth of information for the employees of Holland Central, as well as a welcome return to a promising school year filled with the joyful sound of children as they pursue their educational journey.

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Marilla Board Talks Library, Resignations and Future Events
Posted: September 19, 2017

It was a swift meeting last Thursday for the Marilla Town Board, completing its business within 20 minutes. During that time the board talked about upcoming projects, a resignation and some town events in the future.

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New Water Tower Plans Underway in Elma
Posted: September 19, 2017

The Elma Town Board has authorized Supervisor Dennis Powers to sign a contract with its engineering firm, Clark-Patterson-Lee, Inc., to draw up plans for the installation of a new water tank in Elma.

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Insurance Requirements Delay Railway Painting
Posted: September 14, 2017

It’s been about four months now since word spread that the railroad viaduct over Main Street was going to experience a makeover of sorts. The plan, first announced in May, was that this bridge would be painted sometime at the end of May, and the other three railway viaducts would be painted soon after.

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Deer, Trout, Fires & Floodwaters Unite Us
Posted: September 13, 2017

At last, we have a united America. It only took two category five hurricanes in the south and major forest fires out west to bring our country together. Finally, it doesn’t matter if you are Democrat, Republican or anything else politically, and I feel like I did when I was kid. I just love America again.

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Open House Planned at Schoolhouse Gallery for Sept. 23
Updated: September 20, 2017 - 10:32 am

The building in the back of the Roycroft Artisans’ Schoolhouse Gallery on Olean Road is filled with the noise of a sander during a visit early in August. The sight and smell of sawdust is prevalent as Thomas Pafk works to finish the wooden picture frames he is building.

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Solar Eclipses Have Brought Community to a Standstill

The excitement generated by the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, may have seemed unprecedented, but it wasn’t the first time area residents were abuzz over the moon’s obstruction of the sun. In fact, the 75 percent blockage in the community during this most recent eclipse paled in comparison to the view our area had during a few previous celestial events.

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